Interview with Stephen Shalom on democracy and nested councils

October 11, 2021

Stephen Shalom talks with Thomas Stölner about a system of democracy based on federations of nested councils. This new political system is called a Participatory Polity – a democratic political system based on Self-Management that bypasses the need for governments. Participatory polity was conceived to exist along side a Participatory Economy.

This talk precedes the Crisis of the Nation State – Anarchist Answers conference, which was held at the Freiburg University of Education in March 2021. Stephen Shalom’s presentation from the conference can be found here.

More videos from the conference can be found here

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